The 111th U.S. Women's Amateur Championship commenced Monday morning under sunny skies, a far cry from what the competitors saw Sunday with winds and driving rain that soaked the Rhode Island Country Club course. Fortunately, the morning fog that hit a few regions of New England this morning avoided Barrington and play started on time at 7 a.m.
Unfortunately, the lack of fog will allow the atmosphere to heat up, giving us a 60 percent chance of storm today, according to our on-site meteorologist, Jake Swick. Swick said storms could develop as early as 11 a.m., with the highest threat coming between 2 and 5. Let's hope the forecast is wrong and the T-storms stay away from RICC today. -- David Shefter